Lofoten

This section of the database contains routes from the forthcoming Lofoten Rock due for publication in May 2008.

Routes

337 trad routes (N3...A3+)
87 sport routes (N4+...N9-)
50 of the Best Routes top50
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents


Crag (click for details) No. of Routes Grade Range Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
The West
21
_-^-
Trad
Sun and shade
Up and Down

60 mins

Windy
Eggum
A rarity on Lofoten, a selection of hard and ever-dry sport routes, tucked away...
27
_--^
Sport
Sun and shade
Uphill

5 mins

Sheltered
Rørvika
A small collection of routes in a dramatic situation dominated by the prominent...
16
----
Trad and Sport
Sun and shade
Uphill

15 mins

 
Pianokrakken
Pianokrakken (the Piano Stool) is one of the most popular cliffs in the guide;...
42
-^^^
Trad and Sport
Sun and shade
Up and Down

2 mins

Sheltered
Djupfjord
The road to Henningsvær crosses the narrow neck of Djupfjord on a causeway, and...
29
-^^-
Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

60 mins

Windy
Presten
22
_---
Trad
No sun
Up and Down

0 mins

 
Gandalf
This near-roadside cliff is a great destination for Lofoten climbers, offering...
30
_-^^
Trad
Sun and shade
Level

5 mins

Sheltered
Festvåg
Lille and Store (Little and Big) Festvåg are two of the closest cliffs to...
42
-^^-
Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

20 mins

 
The Coast
The spectacular section of coast between Henningsvær and Kalle is one with a...
14
_---
Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

15 mins

Sheltered
Paradiset
Paradiset is located just to the southwest of the tiny fishing village of...
66
^^^-
Trad
Sun and shade
Up and Down

15 mins

Sheltered
Vågakallen
With its huge rock precipices on almost every side, Austvågøy's dominant and...
9
----
Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

30 mins

Windy
Øvredalen
The slabby and sunny side of the attractive valley, opposite the soaring North...
11
----
Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

60 mins

 
Kallebukta
The drive to the parking for Paradiset passes the superb sandy beach at...
9
_---
Trad
Sun and shade
Level

5 mins

 
Trollfestningen
Easily seen when driving towards Kalle from the E10, the Trolls' Fortress is a...
14
----
Winter
Sun and shade
Uphill

30 mins

 
Glåmtinden
here both gritty granite and bigger blocks and flakes - care needed.Popular
3
--__
Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

60 mins

 
Sandvika
A collection of short sport routes, in a secluded setting, close to the...
21
_--^
Sport
Sun and shade
Up and Down

3 mins

Sheltered
Tjeldbergvika
Along the coast from the town of Kabelvåg are three small crags around the bay...
42
--^^
Trad and Sport
Early morning sun
Up and Down

10 mins

Sheltered
Svolværgeita
High above north Lofoten's main town, is the Svolværgeita (usually known simply...
12
----
Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

40 mins

 
Trolltindan
Located northeast of Svolvær, Nordre Austvågøya is the glaciated and unspoiled...
5
---_
Winter
Sun and shade
Uphill

20 mins

 
Lillemola
2
__--
Winter
No sun
Up and Down

0 mins

 
  • Latest Comments

    For Lofoten

    Bånn hyling (Sandvika)
    "Changed from ? * to N8- *, no votes" 03/Jul

    Frøken Sverige (Pianokrakken)
    "Added a route up the blunt rib to the left of Frøken Sverige: "Ångermanland..." 23/Jun

    Highway to Heaven (Svolværgeita)
    "Changed from N6+ ** to N7 **, no votes" 27/May

    Bare blåbær (Djupfjord)
    "Length for pitch 2 is incorrect. Its more like 23m than 34m" 22/Jul top50

    Borr i Bekkmørtna (The West)
    "An Excelent route worth to climb! From pitch 3 goes straight up, following crack..." 18/Jul

    Vårkåt (The Coast)
    "Back to Varkat: Steep and Solid. Top10, for sure. The first pitch is pretty e..." 14/Jul

    Gandalf (Gandalf)
    "The first pitch is quite polished. We went wrong on pitch 2, and ended up on Gun..." 08/Dec top50

    Butter Arms (Paradiset)
    "nothing smaller than friend #1 / camalot #.5 needed (except a small wire to aid ..." 15/Aug top50

    Love Me Two Times (Paradiset)
    "There's a nice climb up flakes trending up left from this hand-crack start (whic..." 06/Aug

    Running for Rasmus (Festvåg)
    "Maybe we did not understand where the last pitch goes? It was like 4+/5-?" 03/Aug

    Permit to Åsgård (The West)
    "Rob Lamey roblamey@hotmail.co.uk Top quality route, a must adventure up the ..." 27/Jul

    Storpillaren (Vågakallen)
    "The approach is depending on the water. If wet, you might take a rope on 2 place..." 23/Jul top50

    Bare blåbær (Djupfjord)
    "Incredible route and beautiful view. Would agree that the walk in is 90 minut..." 02/Jul top50

    Vestpillaren original starten (Presten)
    "I find it way easier then the direct start, but really good to climb. Best is do..." 09/Jun top50

    Storpillaren (Vågakallen)
    "Hello, It's question about rack recommendation, assuming we intend to climmb li..." 22/Mar top50

    Svenske diedret (Paradiset)
    "Climbed this on 1 August 1982 and noted "possible 1st lead" in my clim..." 09/Aug top50

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